Division with Decimals

Meher, Narayana and Sircar, Swati (2024) Division with Decimals. At Right Angles (18). pp. 41-49. ISSN 2582-1873

[img] Text
Download (1MB)


Fractions and decimals are two interconnected crucial concepts with which children face enormous difficulty in middle school (Class 6-8). First, these concepts are difficult to visualise, and second, arithmetic operations on them are usually taught with a lot of abstraction with emphasis given to the rule to be used. Here, we will discuss division with decimal numbers – understanding the operation conceptually– and observe with the help of manipulatives how the rule emerges.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Meher, Narayana and Sircar, Swati
Document Language:
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Mathematics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > At Right Angles
Full Text Status: Public
URI: http://publications.azimpremjiuniversity.edu.in/id/eprint/5563
Publisher URL:

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item